Terming the incident of the turban of a Sikh man being knocked off at USA's John F Kennedy airport, as "deeply disturbing", India's Consulate General in New York said that it has taken up the matter with the US authorities and urged them to investigate the incident.
A bench of Justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul and M M Sundresh asked the Centre to file its response within four weeks after Solicitor General Tushar Mehta sought more time.
Sacrilege attempt at Amritsar Golden Temple: A video of the incident has surfaced on social media showing the man jumping over the railing inside the temple during the evening prayer.
Castigating the Delhi chief minister, Channi said “outsiders” from Delhi are out to “capture” power in Punjab.
The Delhi Assembly's Committee on Peace and Harmony had summoned Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut to appear before it on December 6 over her controversial social media post about Sikhs. Protesters stopped her car on Friday, demanding an apology for the same.
Delhi Assembly's Peace and Harmony Committee has received complaints about "offensive" remarks made by actor.
The Sri Kartarpur Sahib corridor-- linking Dera Baba Nanak in India’s Gurdaspur to Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Narowal, Pakistan--was Closed in March 2020 in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Kartarpur Corridor was closed after travel restrictions were imposed due to Covid-19 last year.
To understand issues such as Beadbi and the caste angle (given the deceased was a Dalit) Outlook spoke with two people - Gurjeet Singh, a Nihang Sikh and a local priest, and Kamaldeep Singh Brar, a political journalist - to help us understand the issue and the sharp reactions it elicited.
Despite growing power of the Sikh misls (fighting units) in the 18th century, the Akali Nihang bands continued to renounce power and cultivated self-discipline and austerity.
Haryana police sought remand of the accused on the ground that they have to reconstruct the scene of the crime, recover clothes that the accused wore at the time of the incident, and interrogate them in depth about the entire incident.
Narain Singh, the second Nihang Sikh arrested, claimed he had informed the police that he was surrendering.
The former J&K Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said it is ‘no time for politics’ but make people understand where the failure lies.
The PDP said it is the administration's ‘failure’ for ‘not being able to protect the people’, for the ‘worsening situation’ and for ‘working against the people’.
Afghan Sikhs and Hindus face a precarious future living in a country ruled by the Taliban. While the Islamic fundamentalist group say the minorities will be safe, past experiences have left them wary.
Of the 44 people, 32 will be adopted by the Sobti Foundation of New York-based philanthropist Mandeep Singh Sobti.
So far, only India has helped evacuation of Afghan Sikhs after the takeover of the country by the Taliban.
The pilgrims will be allowed from next month with strict Covid-19 protocols, ahead of the 482nd death anniversary of Sikhism founder Guru Nanak Dev on September 22
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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